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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 03-08-2019 11:33 PM 494 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are 3 projects I made for the park this winter.
The first is a cabinet for the sound equipment for the band. It is made of oak plywood.

The second is new table for our router. It replaces a rickety metal table and is made from 5/8 maple plywood.

The third is a planer table to replace the low table we had before that would not roll very well. It is made from 5/8 maple plywood also.

Both tables have locking casters and paddle switches. They are very simple but functional1

Cheers, JIm

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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KimAccurso

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#1 posted 03-09-2019 12:19 AM

I like a good snow storm but summer sure sounds good right about now, kinda like where you’re at – looks and sounds like a fun park – band, wood shop….a bar? great job, Jim, and I’m sure all were greatly appreciated!

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#2 posted 03-09-2019 12:21 AM

Well done Jim

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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lew

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#3 posted 03-09-2019 12:38 AM

Nice! Folks should really appreciate these.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 03-09-2019 02:09 AM

Looks great.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 03-09-2019 05:16 AM

Sounds like paradise at the park Jim. Nothing like improving things for the community. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 03-09-2019 07:12 AM

Great projects Jim. Nice to se otjer stuff you make, too, other tham turning.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 03-09-2019 01:11 PM

Great looking Projects Jim.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 03-09-2019 11:41 PM

Jim, Very GOOD!

COOL projects that will make a huge difference in the shop…

I can’t figure out WHY a school band would need sound equipment…
What kind of band? Regular marching band; I can’t see it… They generate sound Big Time!
A dance band maybe could use it… but… (??)

Now, an Orchestra could use it if they wanted to boost violins & other low sound output instruments..
... all for indoor use…

When do you head Back to the Summer home? April sometime?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#9 posted 03-10-2019 11:36 AM

Nice work Jim. I’m sure it will be appreciated.

Thanks for sharing.

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#10 posted 03-10-2019 12:28 PM

Nice cabinet. Very well made.

Cliff

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 03-11-2019 12:45 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments. They all are being used regularly.

Hi Joe, the cabinet is for the High Chaparral western band who play every Thursday night.
We head back on March 18th.

Cheers,, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#12 posted 04-01-2019 12:27 AM

Well done on both counts Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 04-01-2019 06:14 PM

Thanks, Tony!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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